Eugene Levy’s Schitt’s Creek headed for POP

POP landed its first original scripted project: Schitt’s Creek. The comedy, created by and starring Eugene Levy (American Pie) and his son Daniel, centers on a formerly filthy rich video store magnate, his soap star wife (Home Alone’s Catherine O’Hara) and their kids. “This show answers the question – what would the Kardashians do if they woke up one day completely broke?” said Brad Schwartz, president of entertainment and media at POP, rebranding from TVGN in early 2015. The 13-ep series was commissioned by Canada’s CBC in February.

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